Human Vascular Control Laboratory

Study Recruitment

Comparing Oxygen Delivery During Fatiguing Handgrip Exercise

Eligibility

  • Healthy males 18-35 years of age
  • Non-smoker and no chronic medications
  • Participation in >150min of physical activity per week

What is involved in this study?

  • 1 preliminary lab visit (1.5h)
  • 4 experimental lab sessions (1-2h) that include:
    • Handgrip exercise
    • Venous blood draws
  • Pre-exercise drink consumption

If interested, please contact:

Alyssa Fenuta, MSc, PhD(c)

a.fenuta@queensu.ca

 

Alterations in Effort Perception During Forearm Exercise 

Eligibility

  • Healthy males 18-35 years of age
  • Non-smoker and no chronic medications

What is involved in this study?

  • 1 preliminary lab visit (2h)
  • 1 experimental lab session (2h) involving:
    • Handgrip exercise
    • Brachial artery compression

If interested, please contact:

Patrick Drouin, MSc(c)

11pjd3@queensu.ca

 

Assessment of a Perfusion Pressure Challenge 

Eligibility

  • All healthy individuals 
  • No previous history of cardiovascular disease 

What is involved in this study?

  • 1 experimental lab session (1.5-2h) involving:
    • Handgrip exercise
    • Cuff occlusion of the brachial artery

If interested, please contact:

Mytchel Lynn, MSc(c)

11mjtl@queensu.ca